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interior panels... #337362 Nov 27, 11:53pm Nov 27, 11:53pm
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interior panels...
how much is it to have the dash panel and others in the celi. dyed or whatnot..???? just curious??? ive also seen some bad ass fiberglass looking interiors... how much does that run?

Re: interior panels... [Re: riding_celica] #337363 Nov 28, 4:31am Nov 28, 4:31am
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I paid 10 grand to have my interior done, but that's not an average job. What would you like to have done?

Re: interior panels... [Re: badceli] #337364 Nov 28, 8:13am Nov 28, 8:13am
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DIY, its cheap and fun to do!

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Originally Posted by sickcelica696
DIY, its cheap and fun to do!


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Re: interior panels... [Re: mukalicious] #337366 Nov 28, 4:55pm Nov 28, 4:55pm
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vinyl dye is cheap for a little bottle, under 10 bucks. I dont know of too many fiberglass interiors, if its the smooth look your looking for that can be achieved through normal paints. A good sanding of the plastics, good paint and clear coat, a final rub with a wax bar will make them smooth and shiny!

Re: interior panels... [Re: sickcelica696] #337367 Nov 28, 10:27pm Nov 28, 10:27pm
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Originally Posted by sickcelica696
vinyl dye is cheap for a little bottle, under 10 bucks. I dont know of too many fiberglass interiors, if its the smooth look your looking for that can be achieved through normal paints. A good sanding of the plastics, good paint and clear coat, a final rub with a wax bar will make them smooth and shiny!


Unfortunately it's not exactly that simple with our interiors since the dash has a texture. What that means is you'll need to either use LOADS of filler primer, sand your ass off, or use bondo or fiberglass resin. However SEM makes a plastic paint that chemically bonds to the dash. Is a bit easier than dying if you wanted to go the DYI route. I will be doing this over the course of the winter hopefully.

Re: interior panels... [Re: FloydianSlip6] #337368 Nov 29, 8:36pm Nov 29, 8:36pm
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is there a website of this paint. I was planning on getting a rotary sander and sand the hell out of the pieces I want to paint


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Re: interior panels... [Re: FloydianSlip6] #337369 Nov 29, 9:09pm Nov 29, 9:09pm
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Originally Posted by FloydianSlip6
Originally Posted by sickcelica696
vinyl dye is cheap for a little bottle, under 10 bucks. I dont know of too many fiberglass interiors, if its the smooth look your looking for that can be achieved through normal paints. A good sanding of the plastics, good paint and clear coat, a final rub with a wax bar will make them smooth and shiny!


Unfortunately it's not exactly that simple with our interiors since the dash has a texture. What that means is you'll need to either use LOADS of filler primer, sand your ass off, or use bondo or fiberglass resin. However SEM makes a plastic paint that chemically bonds to the dash. Is a bit easier than dying if you wanted to go the DYI route. I will be doing this over the course of the winter hopefully.


It's not that big of a texture to over come, if you balance a decent sanding with a good paint job you can make it smooth.

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